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Scores
Standings
STL
@LAD
2
3
MLN
@PHI
4
5
 
(10)
CIN
@PIT
0
13
CHC
@SFG
6
5
Thursday, April 14, 1960,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 34,064, Time of Game: 2:13
Reds
0
1-1
 Lost 1 
4th, ½ GB
at Pirates
13
1-1
 Won 1 
4th, ½ GB
W: Vern Law (1-0)
L: Cal McLish (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  0
Pirates         0  3  2   0  6  2   0  0  X   13 11  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy McMillan SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .125 .571 .696 -0.052 0.49 0.000 -0.052 -1.1 1 6
Vada Pinson CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.027 0.27 0.000 -0.027 -0.4 4 0
Gus Bell LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .375 .375 .375 .750 0.004 0.17 0.014 -0.010 0.5 2 0
Frank Robinson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.049 0.39 0.000 -0.049 -1.5 10 0 GDP
Tony Gonzalez RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .429 .500 .857 1.357 0.045 0.28 0.046 0.000 0.1 0 1 HBP
Ed Bailey C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.071 0.68 0.000 -0.071 -1.3 5 0 GDP
Billy Martin 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .500 .571 1.000 1.571 0.033 0.47 0.055 -0.023 0.7 1 0 2·2B,GDP
Eddie Kasko 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .429 .429 .429 .857 -0.020 0.43 0.000 -0.020 -0.0 1 1
Cal McLish P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.049 1.18 0.000 -0.049 -0.6 0 1
   Brooks Lawrence P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bob Purkey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Whitey Lockman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2
   Raul Sanchez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jerry Lynch PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.6
   Ted Wieand P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 7 0 0 2 32 .226 .250 .290 .540 -0.186 0.39 0.115 -0.301 -4.3 24 11
2B: B Martin 2 (3, 2 off V Law).
HBP: T Gonzalez (1, by V Law).
TB: B Martin 4; G Bell 2; T Gonzalez; E Kasko; V Pinson.
GIDP: E Bailey (1); F Robinson (1); B Martin (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: T Gonzalez (R Clemente at 2nd base).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Hoak 3B 4 1 0 0 1 2 5 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.028 0.29 0.004 -0.032 -0.6 5 0
Dick Groat SS 4 3 3 0 1 0 5 .625 .667 .750 1.417 0.012 0.22 0.027 -0.015 1.5 0 5 2B
Bob Skinner LF 3 3 1 1 1 1 5 .250 .400 .375 .775 0.012 0.24 0.022 -0.010 1.9 1 0 HBP
   Joe Christopher LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dick Stuart 1B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .375 .444 .375 .819 -0.043 0.40 0.001 -0.043 -0.6 8 0 IW
Roberto Clemente RF 3 1 3 5 0 0 4 .714 .625 1.000 1.625 0.134 0.37 0.135 0.000 2.6 2 0 2·2B,SF
Smoky Burgess C 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .250 .400 .500 .900 0.102 0.41 0.109 -0.007 1.2 4 0 2B
Gino Cimoli CF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .250 .250 .500 .750 -0.025 0.33 0.005 -0.030 1.1 2 0 2B
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 1 2 4 0 0 4 .286 .286 .857 1.143 0.158 0.34 0.161 -0.003 2.7 4 5 HR,2B
Vern Law P 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.008 0.07 0.000 -0.008 -0.6 0 0
Team Totals 33 13 11 13 5 4 40 .333 .425 .606 1.031 0.314 0.29 0.464 -0.148 9.2 27 10
2B: R Clemente 2 (2, 2 off C McLish); S Burgess (1, off C McLish); D Groat (1, off C McLish); G Cimoli (2, off B Lawrence); B Mazeroski (1, off B Purkey).
HR: B Mazeroski (1, off C McLish, 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
SF: R Clemente (1, off B Lawrence).
IBB: D Stuart (1, by B Lawrence).
HBP: B Skinner (1, by C McLish).
TB: B Mazeroski 6; R Clemente 5; D Groat 4; G Cimoli 2; S Burgess 2; B Skinner.
RBI: R Clemente 5 (6); B Mazeroski 4 (4); G Cimoli 2 (2); B Skinner (2); S Burgess (1).
2-out RBI: R Clemente 2; B Mazeroski 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 7 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Groat-B Mazeroski-D Stuart 3.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cal McLish, L (0-1) 2.2 5 5 5 0 0 1 16.88 14 28 -0.297 0.74 -3.9
Brooks Lawrence 1.2 3 6 6 3 1 0 27.00 11 1 0 -0.017 0.13 -4.1
Bob Purkey 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 2 2 -0.001 0.00 -0.6
Raul Sanchez 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 9.00 8 0 0 0.000 0.00 -1.0
Ted Wieand 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 11 13 13 5 4 1 14.62 40 28 3 2 -0.315 0.29 -9.2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Law, W (1-0) 9 7 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 32 75 0.185 0.39 4.3
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 32 75 0.185 0.39 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: V Law (1; T Gonzalez); C McLish (1; B Skinner).
IBB: B Lawrence (1; D Stuart).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Vinnie Smith, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 34,064.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Roy McMillan SS 1 Don Hoak 3B
2 Vada Pinson CF 2 Dick Groat SS
3 Gus Bell LF 3 Bob Skinner LF
4 Frank Robinson 1B 4 Dick Stuart 1B
5 Tony Gonzalez RF 5 Roberto Clemente RF
6 Ed Bailey C 6 Smoky Burgess C
7 Billy Martin 2B 7 Gino Cimoli CF
8 Eddie Kasko 3B 8 Bill Mazeroski 2B
9 Cal McLish P 9 Vern Law P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 2 --3 RR PIT B. Mazeroski C. McLish 16% 81% Home Run (Deep LF); Burgess Scores
b2 0-0 1 -2- R PIT S. Burgess C. McLish 11% 68% Double to RF; Clemente Scores
b3 3-0 2 12- RR PIT R. Clemente C. McLish 9% 94% Double to RF; Groat Scores; Skinner Scores
t3 0-3 0 --- CIN B. Martin V. Law -6% 75% Double to LF
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO CIN E. Bailey V. Law 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN R. McMillan V. Law 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN V. Pinson V. Law 2% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN G. Bell V. Law 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak C. McLish -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Groat C. McLish -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner C. McLish -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CIN F. Robinson V. Law 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- CIN T. Gonzalez V. Law -3% 50% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO CIN E. Bailey V. Law 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Cal McLish facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Stuart C. McLish -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- PIT R. Clemente C. McLish 4% 57% Double to LF
b2 0-0 1 -2- R PIT S. Burgess C. McLish 11% 68% Double to RF; Clemente Scores
b2 1-0 1 -2- O PIT G. Cimoli C. McLish -3% 65% Groundout: SS-1B; Burgess to 3B
b2 1-0 2 --3 RR PIT B. Mazeroski C. McLish 16% 81% Home Run (Deep LF); Burgess Scores
b2 3-0 2 --- O PIT V. Law C. McLish -1% 81% Lineout: 3B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Vern Law facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- CIN B. Martin V. Law -6% 75% Double to LF
t3 0-3 0 -2- O CIN E. Kasko V. Law 2% 77% Flyball: CF; Martin to 3B
t3 0-3 1 --3 O CIN C. McLish V. Law 5% 82% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 2 --3 O CIN R. McMillan V. Law 3% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Reds' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
b3 3-0 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak C. McLish -1% 84% Groundout: P-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- PIT D. Groat C. McLish 2% 86% Double to LF
b3 3-0 1 -2- PIT B. Skinner C. McLish 1% 87% Hit By Pitch
b3 3-0 1 12- O PIT D. Stuart C. McLish -2% 85% Flyball: LF
b3 3-0 2 12- RR PIT R. Clemente C. McLish 9% 94% Double to RF; Groat Scores; Skinner Scores
Brooks Lawrence replaces Cal McLish pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-0 2 -2- O PIT S. Burgess B. Lawrence -1% 93% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Vern Law facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- O CIN V. Pinson V. Law 1% 94% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-5 1 --- CIN G. Bell V. Law -1% 93% Single to CF
t4 0-5 1 1-- OO CIN F. Robinson V. Law 2% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Reds' Brooks Lawrence facing 7-8-9
b4 5-0 0 --- O PIT G. Cimoli B. Lawrence -0% 95% Strikeout
b4 5-0 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Lawrence -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 5-0 2 --- O PIT V. Law B. Lawrence -0% 94% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 5.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Vern Law facing 5-6-7
t5 0-5 0 --- CIN T. Gonzalez V. Law -2% 92% Single to RF
t5 0-5 0 1-- O CIN E. Bailey V. Law 2% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 0-5 1 1-- OO CIN B. Martin V. Law 2% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Reds' Brooks Lawrence facing 1-2-3
b5 5-0 0 --- PIT D. Hoak B. Lawrence 0% 97% Walk
b5 5-0 0 1-- PIT D. Groat B. Lawrence 1% 98% Single to RF; Hoak to 2B
b5 5-0 0 12- R PIT B. Skinner B. Lawrence 1% 99% Single to CF; Hoak Scores; Groat to 3B; Skinner to 2B/Adv on throw
b5 6-0 0 -23 PIT D. Stuart B. Lawrence 0% 99% Intentional Walk
b5 6-0 0 123 RO PIT R. Clemente B. Lawrence -0% 99% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Groat Scores
b5 7-0 1 12- PIT S. Burgess B. Lawrence 0% 99% Walk; Skinner to 3B; Stuart to 2B
b5 7-0 1 123 RR PIT G. Cimoli B. Lawrence 0% 100% Double to RF; Skinner Scores; Stuart Scores; Burgess to 3B
Bob Purkey replaces Brooks Lawrence pitching and batting 9th
b5 9-0 1 -23 RR PIT B. Mazeroski B. Purkey 0% 100% Double to LF; Burgess Scores; Cimoli Scores
b5 11-0 1 -2- O PIT V. Law B. Purkey 0% 100% Lineout: 2B
b5 11-0 2 -2- O PIT D. Hoak B. Purkey 0% 100% Strikeout
6 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 11.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-11, Pirates' Vern Law facing 8-9-1
t6 0-11 0 --- O CIN E. Kasko V. Law 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
Whitey Lockman pinch hits for Bob Purkey (P) batting 9th
t6 0-11 1 --- O CIN W. Lockman V. Law 0% 100% Strikeout
t6 0-11 2 --- O CIN R. McMillan V. Law 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 11.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 11-0, Reds' Raul Sanchez facing 2-3-4
Raul Sanchez replaces Whitey Lockman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 11-0 0 --- PIT D. Groat R. Sanchez 0% 100% Single to RF
b6 11-0 0 1-- PIT B. Skinner R. Sanchez 0% 100% Walk; Groat to 2B
b6 11-0 0 12- O PIT D. Stuart R. Sanchez 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B; Groat to 3B; Skinner to 2B
b6 11-0 1 -23 RRO PIT R. Clemente R. Sanchez 0% 100% Single to RF; Groat Scores; Skinner Scores; Clemente out at 2B/RF-SS
b6 13-0 2 --- O PIT S. Burgess R. Sanchez 0% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 13.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-13, Pirates' Vern Law facing 2-3-4
t7 0-13 0 --- CIN V. Pinson V. Law -0% 100% Single to P
t7 0-13 0 1-- CIN G. Bell V. Law -0% 100% Single to CF; Pinson to 2B
t7 0-13 0 12- O CIN F. Robinson V. Law 0% 100% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Bell to 2B; Robinson to 1B
t7 0-13 1 12- O CIN T. Gonzalez V. Law 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
t7 0-13 2 12- O CIN E. Bailey V. Law 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 13.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 13-0, Reds' Raul Sanchez facing 7-8-9
b7 13-0 0 --- O PIT G. Cimoli R. Sanchez 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 13-0 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Sanchez 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b7 13-0 2 --- O PIT V. Law R. Sanchez 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 13.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-13, Pirates' Vern Law facing 7-8-9
t8 0-13 0 --- CIN B. Martin V. Law -0% 100% Double to LF
t8 0-13 0 -2- CIN E. Kasko V. Law -0% 100% Single to SS; Martin stays at 2B
Jerry Lynch pinch hits for Raul Sanchez (P) batting 9th
t8 0-13 0 12- O CIN J. Lynch V. Law 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 0-13 1 12- O CIN R. McMillan V. Law 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 0-13 2 12- O CIN V. Pinson V. Law 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 13.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 13-0, Reds' Ted Wieand facing 1-2-3
Ted Wieand replaces Jerry Lynch (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 13-0 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak T. Wieand 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 13-0 1 --- PIT D. Groat T. Wieand 0% 100% Walk
b8 13-0 1 1-- O PIT B. Skinner T. Wieand 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 13-0 2 1-- O PIT D. Stuart T. Wieand 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 13.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-13, Pirates' Vern Law facing 3-4-5
Joe Christopher replaces Bob Skinner playing LF batting 3rd
t9 0-13 0 --- O CIN G. Bell V. Law 0% 100% Flyball: 3B
t9 0-13 1 --- O CIN F. Robinson V. Law 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-13 2 --- O CIN T. Gonzalez V. Law 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Pirates 13.

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